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Adams Express office

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Chattanooga, Tennessee. Adams Express office, the Crutchfield house with Cameron Hill in the distance.
CREATED/PUBLISHED
[1864]
NOTES
Caption from negative sleeve: Adams Express Office (Chattanooga, Tenn.).
The Crutchfield House, Cameron Hillin distance, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Two...
There Was A House In New Orleans
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"There was a house in New Orleans
a mob approached to ruin.
Tear it down!! she said to them,

I’ll always be loyal to the Union."

Thus begins the remarkable story of Mrs. Nellie Maria Taylor. Mrs. Taylor was born into a family named “Dewey”, in Watertown, New York in 1821. Her family...

Trivia Question 03-19-19 True or False

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True or false: The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is housed in a building named for a Civil War general.

(Note: Answers must clearly specify either the word “True” or the word “False.”)

credit: @hoosier

Corporal, "Four-legged Child of the Regiment."

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No, not "Corporal," we don't know what breed of terrier he was,
but a 19th century print of four varieties
"General Fremont’s Body Guard" was the grandiose title given a company of Missouri cavalry organized in August, 1861, and disbanded at the end of the following November. An occurrence after...

Buried Treasure From Godey's; Ladies, Take Back Curves!

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Dance? Pre-1960's women had the energy to dance. This Regency era print illustrates a centuries long satisfaction with feminine curves- and delight in them.

Era fashion does not enable you to see ' figures ' well although familiarity did not prepare me for this. "...

GRAPHIC Surgeon's Dilemma: Amputation vs. Excision

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"Of the varieties of gunshot wounds, none are more terrible in their effects than those that are produced by the peculiar bullet invented by M. Etienne Minié, of Paris….the effects are truly terrible; bones are ground almost to powder, muscles, ligaments, and tendons torn away, and parts otherwise so...

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PS: The same bite referred to in my last message is also the main cause why Confederate rebels lost their fight by Civil War before it ever began for all practical intents or purposes. Why else does everyone else who's alive and rational today openly say with no shame whatsoever that Black Dispatches were THE single most valuable source of Union intelligence during the war.
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I'll see what I can find on the Tennessee 5th Union Infantry. Hope you'll visit the Civil War Ancestry forum and tell everyone about your ancestors!

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